Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ)

Arcata to consider permits for two cannabis factories – meeting rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 9

Arcata to consider permits for two cannabis factories – meeting rescheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 9

Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Planning Commission will consider next week issuing permits to two separate cannabis manufacturing business that want to operate in the city’s Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. Humboldt Harvest Wellness is seeking a Medical Commercial Cannabis Facility Use Permit to operate a multi-tenant cannabis manufacturing plant at an existing building

Bad news for butane hash-labbers

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Seeking to reduce the number of butane-fueled explosions around town, the Arcata City Council is clamping down on sales of the flammable gas. Last week, the council heard about its uses and dangers, and introduced an ordinance to regulate the sale, purchase and possession of butane. Arcata’s ordinance

Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone public discussion Monday afternoon at City Hall

Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council this week introduced ordinances laying the groundwork for a new Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone on West End Road. The ordinances are set for adoption March 2, but not before the City Council and staff take still more public comment. A Monday evening meeting will be held at City Hall (see

Mad River Union Editorial: Support, help shape the Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ)

A vigorous public process is in progress regarding Arcata’s proposed Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ). That city-backed proposal would create an industrial zone were medical (and perhaps someday, recreational) cannabis products could be created via legal, labor-friendly, environmentally responsible and taxpaying businesses. It’s an idea whose time has come. In fact it’s long, long overdue. Like any large

Medical Marijuana Zone meeting in cookie factory

City of Arcata press release ARCATA – The Arcata City Council invites West End Road and Aldergrove Road residents, as well as any interested members of the marijuana industry and the public, to a neighborhood meeting to discuss the proposed Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ) Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Desserts on

Medijuana Zone OKd by Planco, now on to the council

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Planning Commission last week approved a resolution creating a Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ) on West End Road. The resolution will next go to the City Council for possible further modification and final approval. The MMIZ designates 12 parcels near Aldergrove Industrial Park as sites where

The Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone’s unanswered questions

Note: The following letter was submitted to Arcata’s Planning Commission, and partially read aloud during last week’s consideration of the proposed Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone (MMIZ). – Ed. TO: The Arcata Planning Commission: Jason Akana, Chuck Gianini, Judith Meyer, Robert Flint, Paul Hagen, Daniel Tangney The Arcata City Council: Mayor Michael Winkler, Susan Ornelas, Sofia

Live from Arcata City Hall, it’s Thursday Night Talk!

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union/KHSU ARCATA CITY HALL – Thursday night July 23, we’re doing a KHSU Thursday Night Talk (TNT) radio show from Arcata City Hall. It may be the first time a general interest public affairs show has been broadcast from City Council Chamber. Exciting! Even more exciting is the topic –

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